Congothemis longistyla


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Congothemis longistyla
Species Authority: Fraser, 1953

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2008-06-03
Assessor(s): Clausnitzer, V.
Reviewer(s): Djikstra, K. D, Kipping, J., Schutte, K. (Odonata Red List Authority) & Allen, D. (Freshwater Biodiversity Unit)
This is one of many species known only from limited material from the central Congo Basin. Extensive tracts of potential habitat are present and the species is most probably under-collected rather than rare. It is assessed as Least Concern, with a probable widespread distribution.
2006 Data Deficient
1996 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is currently known only from the Democratic Republic of Congo (Eala, Busu Lite and one additional unnamed site).
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
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Population [top]

Population: Population size is unknown.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Unknown but possibly present in swamp forest.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): None known at present.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Clausnitzer, V. 2010. Congothemis longistyla. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 29 August 2015.
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